Maira

Sarwar-Sheikh,

Project Specialist

About Maira Sarwar-Sheikh

Maira is a powerhouse of determination. She is known for her ability to work hard and help teams achieve their goals. Since joining Davis & Company, Maira has worked with clients, such as D+M Group, Rogers Communications and BD.

Prior to joining Davis & Company, Maira worked at General Motors St. Catharines Powertrain as a Communications Specialist. During her time there, she managed several internal and external events and communication.

Maira received her honors degree in communication studies from Brock University and holds a post graduate degree in public relations from Mohawk college.

Q&A with Maira Sarwar-Sheikh

What is the most satisfying or memorable project you’ve worked on?
One of the first projects I had the opportunity to manage from start to finish involved worldwide digital signs refresh for a large pharmaceutical site. It was interesting to see how quick headlines and visuals could capture the attention of employees as they walk by high traffic areas.

Who (or what) inspires you in your work?
Seeing the final product exceed client expectations.

What was your first job?
Delivering newspapers.

What's your go-to app?
Instagram.

If you were to choose another profession, what would it be?
Interior design. I love decorating!

What’s your favorite communication channel or tool?
Social media.

Where did you grow up?
Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Where's the most memorable place you've traveled to?
San Diego, California.

What do you like to do on the weekends?
Spend time with family and try something new.

How do you kick back and relax?
Tea and snacks in front of the TV.

What’s your most unique hobby?
I used to really enjoy playing rugby and painting…it’s been awhile.

What’s your favorite color?
Blue.

If you had only one day left on earth, what would you do?
Fly to Vancouver and take a train through the Rockies and skydive over Lake Louise in Banff, Alberta…that’s the dream!

What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Orange Swirl.

If you could live in another country, where would you live?
I’d love to move back to Canada any day.

What’s your favorite travel destination?
Beach.

You just found a genie. What’s your first wish?
A million dollars so that I can travel the world.

What are three things you can’t live without?
My husband, family and friends, my phone.